Tag Archives: Real Estate/Property

Nearly 25% of first-time home buyers open a new credit card when closing a home. Why this might be a really bad idea.

Almost a quarter of first-time buyers open new cards within six months of buying a home, according to a new study. The Realtor.com and Experian study, which was released in May but examines consumer behavior between 2020 and 2021, found that 24.4% of first-time buyers opened a new bank card within the first six months… Read More »

Opinion: I’ve been building homes for 40 years, and here’s what needs to change if the US wants more starter homes

As a Savannah-based home builder with over 40 years of experience, I’ve found that every year entry-level homes are getting harder and harder to build. I’m not alone. There are many reasons why builders across the United States are unable to build affordable homes for the critical first-time home buyer: rising costs resulting from historically… Read More »

5 cool places in America where you can still buy a house for less than $200,000

Home prices are high in many parts of the country, which might make you wary of investing in real estate. The good news? We’ve found a number of cool towns where you can still find plenty of homes under $200,000. Here are five of our top picks. If you want a thriving food scene: Tulsa,… Read More »

The struggle to buy a home now or save for retirement is real – here’s how to do both

Buying a home during a pandemic, and now with higher interest rates and rising inflation, is anything but easy. Add to that having to save for retirement, and it might seem impossible. Retirement tip of the week: Saving for retirement and buying a house are expensive tasks, but it’s possible to do both. Make a… Read More »

The struggle to buy a home now or save for retirement is real – here’s how to do both

Buying a home during a pandemic, and now with higher interest rates and rising inflation, is anything but easy. Add to that having to save for retirement, and it might seem impossible. Retirement tip of the week: Saving for retirement and buying a house are expensive tasks, but it’s possible to do both. Make a… Read More »